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Re: Advice/Help Thread
« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2018, 12:35:39 am »
Looking for advice on these options...

Most TV's, and almost all non-Sony TV's under 500$ are junk compared to affordable monitors.  The cheapest decent TV's I can recommend which are PWM/flicker free are the Sony 43X720E (2017 model) and Sony 43X750F (2018 model; 55" version tested by Rtings).

Playwares reviewed the 1440p Viewsonic VX3209 which is great, and I suspect the VX3211-2K which is more widely available also is.  A few other companies also sell equivalents like the Asus VA32AQ which is hasn't been reviewed, but is likely very similar.  These displays are a good value, but it's still important to ensure that the top of the panel lines up with the top of the viewers head or is a bit higher to ensure minimal AHVA/IPS/PLS glow is minimal.

As for the Philips versus a 32" 1440p monitor, well it's kind of an odd comparison since the 32" panels are nearly double the price.  32" is better for movies and 1440p is better for desktop use, but the same amount could be spent on two 25" 1080p IPS panels (glossy HP 25F and Philips combo?).

I wanted to get your thoughts on it, if any, compared to the Lohas.

It looks fine since it has the right specifications, but the color temperature is 5000k which you might mot like versus a less blue or warmer 2500-3500k standard bulb:

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I'm using a similar light by Anmein now (my Philips CFL burned out), but I couldn't find it on the Amazon US site.
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